International Humanitarian Law
The transformative role of persons with disabilities in peacebuilding processes.
August 31, 2023
Peacebuilding is a unique moment in time when historic injustice can be confronted as such and when new beginnings can be established. This report highlights the agency of persons with disabilities in rebuilding broken societies in the post-conflict context.
Monthly Newsletter of the UN Special Rapporteur on Disability- August 2023
July 4, 2023
Highlights of Gerard's work and upcoming events. If you are not on the mailing list and would like to receive his montlhy newsletters via email, please contact us!
CoSP16: Closing remarks by Gerard Quinn, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities.
June 15, 2023
Our challenge is to find ways of eliminating the distorting variables that don’t allow the voice of people with disabilities to be heard. I wish to thank the Bureau for the invitation to participate in the closing of the 16th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons […]
Podcast Ep.4: Alexander Breitegger on the Red Cross and civilians with disabilities in armed conflicts.
June 8, 2023
Armed conflicts impact disproportionately on persons with disabilities. Alex Breitegger from the Red Cross tells Gerard how to ensure that they aren't left behind in emergency situations.
Interpreting the 2000 Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults Consistently with the 2007 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
May 10, 2023
This Study analyses how the private international law rules of the 2000 Hague Convention can be interpreted in light of the UN CRPD and all other current human rights protections.
The Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Foreign Policy
February 8, 2023
Remarks made by Gerard Quinn to the Department of Foreign Affairs of Ireland, calling for their further involvement in disability inclusive cooperation.